The Buzz About Boise: March 2018
March 27, 2018 | Jonna Weber
Once a month we pull together the biggest, most informative (and often quite colorful) stories covering the booming Boise area. We compile all of these stories, blogs, research reports, podcasts, etc. into one comprehensive e-newsletter that we send out on a monthly basis to a great list of past clients, investors, potential clients, friends, individuals considering relocating here, etc.

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Boise: The New Hip Northwest Destination That’s Giving Portland a Run for its Money
Source: 7x7
Surprising to some - but certainly not to those of us lucky enough to already live here - Boise is increasingly receiving national attention for being a top Northwest destination. With our abundance of microbreweries, affordable craft cocktails, and farm-to-fork dining (not to mention a growing population of young adults fleeing the high rent prices in places such as San Francisco and Seattle), Boise, Idaho is poised to take away Portland's crown as the city with the highest hipster-to-third-wave-coffee-shop ratio.

Check out this info-packed article! And BE SURE to note the list of some of Boise’s Best Restaurants (Juniper, Fork, Boise Fry Company and More!)


Boise is #1 in U.S. Dog Park Ranking
Source: The Trust for Public Land
It’s true. Us Boiseans adore our four-legged counterparts. And while we apparently don’t have the most dog parks of any major city in the United States — we do have the most per capita.Idaho’s capital city was recognized as “top dog” in a 100-city ranking of dog parks by The Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence. Be sure to check out this article for a great list of Boise’s dog parks (which includes city parks that have “dog off-leash” times.


And the BIGGEST Growth in Meridian is Happening Where!?
Source: Idaho Statesman
Since 2000, the city of Meridian has nearly tripled in size! A large portion of that growth has taken place in the northern Meridian sector. However, as various large-scale organizations and businesses (such as YMCA, Tru by Hilton, and Norco) begin building in southern Meridian, it’s looking like growth on the south side could surpass that of the north.

A large portion of the growth we’re seeing in the southern area of the city is based largely on several pre-existing resources and/or services that south Meridian has readily available. For example, there are many pockets of south Meridian that already have sewer and water available, which naturally encourages growth. Read the full article for more details...


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